Central European University A Program for University Teachers, Advanced Ph.D. Students, Researchers and Professionals in the Social Sciences and Humanities Summer University

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LAW, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE
18-29 August, 1997
 
Course Director: András Sajó (CEU)
Resource persons

Larry Lessig (University of Chicago)
Alexander Blankenagel (Humboldt Universität, Berlin)
Dennis Galligan (Oxford University)
 

Course description
 This course is aimed at giving simultaneously an insight into basic structures of German, US and British administrative law and procedure and simultaneously into the functioning of public bureaucracies under the conditions of the rule of law. The course will concentrate on sectors of administrative law which are paradigmatic for the transition in Eastern Europe: the preventive protection of public order, building law and environmental law. Practical Western and Eastern experience in permit procedures, public participation and interest representation and the possibilities of judicial review will be discussed.  The conditions of balancing public and private interest in administration with special reference to the available resources in Eastern Europe will be reviewed.

The course is offered to undergraduates and graduates in law, public administration and political sciences.
 
 

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